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Neighborhoods to watch – Claremont, Southern Suburbs, Cape Town

Every Cape Town suburb has its own energy and charm and Claremont is no different, with breathtaking views of the mountains and teeming with nature around every corner it's no wonder it's one of the city's most popular residential areas. It’s a great place to visit or reside for many reasons. It’s also a slightly more affordable suburb then Constantia or the CBD and that is why people often decide on Claremont for both recreation and residential reasons.

Places to eat

A Tavola

 

This iconic Claremont Italian restaurant promises to bring the real taste of Italy to this iconic Cape Town Southern suburb. What’s also nice about the establishment is that it’s easy to find and is situated on the Claremont Library Square not far from Wilderness Road, for more information visit their website.

The Avenue Restaurant and Grill

 

This restaurant could have easily ended in disaster as it opened on Friday the 13th a time of the year where people who are superstitious in nature feel that bad omens lurk around every corner. Well, it would seem that this team of father and daughter Tony and Farah Mason defied odds and today run a successful operation which was a dream of theirs from day one. For more information visit their website.

Hudson’s

 

This popular burger joint has a fair amount of branches all over the city; this is a favoured place for afternoon drinks, decent food and the usual football or rugby matches on the box. Other areas where Hudson's can be found include Gardens, Stellenbosch, Green Point, Hazel Wood and even a branch in Parkhurst in the Gauteng province and Umhlanga in KwaZulu-Natal. For more information visit their website.

Places to stay

The Andros Boutique Hotel

 

This is a conveniently situated Claremont hotel for anyone looking to get the best of everything the area has to offer including world-class sporting stadiums. You will also be within close proximity to Kirstenbosch Gardens which is famous for its beauty and world-class concerts. This five-star boutique establishment is there to make your Southern suburbs stay that much more memorable. Visit their website for more information.

Harfield Guest Villa

 

This is a wonderful guest house for those wishing to be in the heart of Claremont but also away from the noise in the tranquil surroundings of village living. The establishment offers breakfast with the accommodation and it’s also within close proximity to some of the area’s best restaurants so there is always something to do and somewhere to go. For more information visit their website.

Off The Wall Backpackers

 

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This newly established Claremont backpacker’s hostel has all the facilities you would expect from a leading international backpackers. They also have unlimited wifi, digital safes, self-catering facilities, dorms and private rooms and a travel and tour centre. For more information visit their website.

Activities

Arderne Gardens

 

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This iconic Cape Town location situated in the heart of Claremont was established by Ralph Henry Arderne a timber merchant from England. This area has been a enjoyed and revered by the Cape Town community at large for over a century now, cementing itself as a pivotal to the heritage of the area. For more information visit their website.

Yo Yoga

 

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This is a happy and relaxed environment where one can get acquainted and introduced to the wonderfully calming pastime known as Yoga an ancient practice which has been in existence for centuries and has its origins in India. So why not get into some yoga and become immersed in a joy of yoga. For more information visit their website.

Let’s go Bowling – Stadium on main

 

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This top bowling facility will ensure that you have fun with the whole family in an environment which keeps to international standards. Other facilities include lounges, pool tables and video games. It’s also the perfect place for kid’s parties and team building events. For more information visit this website.

Getting there

What’s nice about Claremont is it’s conveniently situated within close proximity to trains, taxis and buses. However, if you really want to experience the entirety of the area it’s advisable to hire a car. Car rental in Cape Town really is easy and simple. If you have enough time this will also enable you to see a few more of the attractions around the area.


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